Greg has stepped away from consulting work but engages daily in the operations of the company. His vision and enterprise development skills, honed as an executive in a variety of organizations, help drive strategic growth for James Laurence Group.
Experienced implementing successful projects and leading corporate teams in large multi-stakeholder public and private sector environments, Greg was part of the executive team that provided strategic direction for eHealth British Columbia, worked with provincial agencies on the procurement processes for Data Centre BC and Network BC and played an integral role in the successful integration and negotiation of IT services into BC's largest utility.
Greg directed and managed the overall implementation of work management, supply chain, corporate financial and customer information systems within the health and energy industries and has directed a 120 consultant practice overseeing more than 30 client sites.
President + Senior Partner | Social Impact Specialist
Committed to building shared value for industry, governments and communities. Debbie brings international best practices, leadership and innovation in the evolving areas of social performance and corporate social responsibility. With more than twenty years experience leading communications and engagement for complex multi-stakeholder projects, Debbie has provided strategic advice to many of the province's largest resource and infrastructure projects.
Working with senior executive, field operations, government, interest groups and community members, Debbie supports organizations to assess and address potential social impacts in order to design and deliver projects that are aligned with community interests and stakeholder expectations.
An extensive background in television and print media has prepared her to lead award-winning proactive media campaigns and manage challenging, multi-agency issues. Active in community and social service, Debbie has held a variety of board positions and currently serves as the chair of the Federation for BC Youth in Care, sits on the Mayor's Task Force on Climate Change and the Women's Economic and Business Advisory Council.
Associate | Senior Communications Expert
Diana is a driven communications professional with over twelve years experience in community program development, stakeholder and public engagement, and behaviour change marketing and promotion.
Diana leads multidisciplinary teams to produce imaginative and effective solutions for her clients.
Her area of expertise is building healthy communities with projects focused on public health promotion, housing and homelessness, transportation, resource management, large infrastructure projects, and the arts and social justice.
A skilled facilitator excelling in dynamic environments, Diana adeptly manages multiple perspectives and fosters respectful dialogue and collaboration. Diana's passion for storytelling paired with her ability as a natural communicator positions her as an engaging presenter and exceptional writer.
Diana is the President of Ideaspace, a strategic communications and engagement firm working with government and non-profit clients providing expertise in strategic communications, community and stakeholder engagement, community relations and outreach, community-based research and behaviour change campaigns.
Associate | Graphic Designer
As principal of Laura Galloway Design and an associate with James Laurence Group, Laura provides graphic design, layout, production, copy writing, digital photography, and illustration services.
With over 25 years of experience in the related fields of design, advertising, customer service and printing, Laura creates unique solutions for her clients’ design and communication needs. Laura’s design approach focuses on organizing information and conveying messages in a coherent, clear and engaging style. She specializes in document layout and production, information design, corporate collateral, brand management, and public communications materials.
Business Development Lead | Project Manager
An integral part of the James Laurence Group team, Blair provides strategic engagement support, writing, design, event coordination and project management.
Passionate about the role proper engagement and transparent communication can have in empowering communities and stakeholders, Blair’s aim is to produce dynamic communication materials and engagement strategies that foster productive dialogue and empower communities to make sustainable choices.
Blair has experience in project and event coordination, public comment tracking and analysis, and communications and engagement strategy with a variety of projects across industries. He has supported the delivery of knowledge transfer sessions designed to facilitate community insight into resource development, produced materials to support Collective Impact projects and implemented engagement strategy through open houses, community forums and public meetings.
In addition to project work, Blair leads business development, branding and operations for James Laurence Group.